Dr. Curt Rhodes, Founder and International Director of Questscope for Social Development in the Middle East.
Dr. Curt Rhodes is the Founder/International Director of Questscope, a non-profit, non-governmental organization offering youth mentorship, alternative education, juvenile justice, community-building and emergency aid programs in partnership with marginalized communities and refugees in the Middle East since 1988.
Curt was recognized in 2011 as Social Entrepreneur of the Year in the Middle East by the Schwab Foundation/World Economic Forum for visionary, pragmatic and courageous contributions that significantly improve the state of the world. In 2014, he was awarded the Tufts University/Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award for his dedication to solving the most pressing problems facing the world.
Dr. Rhodes holds an MPH degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and MS and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
His talk is titled “Restoration instead of devastation: the synergy of relationship, agency and critical thinking within networks of Syrian refugee youth in Jordan.”